Kevin Garvis
Kevin  Garvis

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bowie, MD

High School:
Gonzaga College High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
Port

Major:
Mechanical Engineering


At GW: Research team implementing machine robotics and sensors into prosthetics, as part of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences robotics department.

2016-17 Season: Sat bow seat of the first varsity eight for the whole season that swept the 2017 George Washington Invitational...placed 5th in the second-level final at the Eastern Sprints Regatta (5:42.233) to finish 11th overall...at the IRA Regatta, Garvis helped the boat win the third-level final (5:41.639) for a national ranking of 14th...IRA All-Academic Team.

Summer 2016: Selected as spare of the group that raced the Visitors' Challenge Cup at the 2016 Henley Royal Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, England, GW's first appearance in the international regatta.

2015-16 Season: Stroked the freshman eight that placed fourth at Princeton Chase behind Cal, Harvard, and Cornell, and went undefeated in spring competition... stroked the first varsity eight for most of the season that placed second in the third-level final at the Eastern Sprints Regatta (5:48.957) to finish 14th overall... at the IRA Regatta, Garvis stroked the second varsity eight that placed second in the third-level final (6:05.370) for a final national ranking of 14th.

High School/Club: Rowed under Marc Mandel at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C.... Washington Post All-Met First Team Spring 2015... two-time SRAA National Champion in varsity eight as stroke seat and seven seat... two-time Stotesbury Cup Regatta champion in varsity eight... four-time WMIRA regional champion in varsity eight, junior eight, and freshman eight... two-time bronze medalist at Stotesbury Cup Regatta in junior eight as a sophomore and in freshman eight as a freshman...placed twelfth at 2013 Head of the Charles Regatta in the Youth Four... top four finish in Princess Elizabeth Cup at 2015 Henley Royal Regatta.

Personal: Born Kevin Garvis on 10/28/1996... son of Maureen and Michael Garvis... four brothers, Christopher, Robert, Ryan, and Tommy... two sisters, Kelly and Michelle... brother Tommy rowed at GW... attended Gonzaga College High School... intended major is Mechanical Engineering.

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